TITLE

Radiofrequency radiation exposure and other environmental concerns

AUTHOR(S)
House, Ron
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/04/99, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p1318
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Considers how environmental and occupational health risks are increasingly a focus of public concern. Physicians who are commonly faced with requests for information about the consequences of exposure to chemicals or physical agents such as radiation and noise; Reference to a research letter in the same issue by Dr. Artnarong Thansandote et al on an investigation about exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RF); Details on the electromagnetic spectrum; Challenges that physicians face about communicating risks of RF.
ACCESSION #
1839290

 

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